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Oelwein Arrest Incidents

At 9:55 pm on June 6, 2024, Oelwein Police formally charged two 15-year-old male juveniles.  Each juvenile was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) 1st Offense - Serious Misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Simple Misdemeanor.  These charges followed reports of juveniles throwing rocks at a residence in the 900 block of 2nd Ave NE.  The illicit substances were discovered and seized when Officers made contact with the suspected juveniles.  The juveniles were released to their guardians and this matter has been referred to Juvenile Court.


At 2:36am on June 7, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested Kistler Earl Pritchett, 29, of Sumner.  Pritchett was charged with Trespassing 1st Offense - Simple Misdemeanor, and was cited and summoned to appear following a report of him trespassing on property in the 100 block of 5th Ave NE.


At 3:02am on June 9, 2024, Oelwein Police arrested William Albert Walenceus, 58, of Oelwein.  Walenceus was charged with Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense - Serious Misdemeanor.  This arrest was made following a traffic stop in the 200 block of 6th Ave SW.



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